The Warmest Place on Earth? Photos of Colourful…

With its vast salt flats, volcanos and eerily-coloured mineral formations, the Danakil Depression is one of the hottest and inhospitable places on Earth. Includes stunning photos by Getty Images photographer, Carl Court (via IBTimes)

The Warmest Place on Earth? Photos of Colourful…

For centuries, merchants have travelled across the vast, cracked desert basin with caravans of camels to collect blocks of salt. Photo: Carl Court/ Getty Images


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Photo of the Week: The Raging Inferno of Iraq’s…

Getty Images photographer Carl Court immediately sought something to provide a sense of scale to the devastation. As if on cue, a shoeless young boy on a bicycle rolled up, abruptly stopped, and simply stared. “He seemed to be more interested in what I was doing than in the plumes of smoke billowing behind him,” he says. (via Wired)

Photo of the Week: The Raging Inferno of Iraq’s…

A photographer spots a boy on a bicycle in the middle of chaos near Mosul, Iraq. Photo: Carl Court


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[4 of 5] Dmitry Markov (@dcim.ru), recipient of…

Learn more about gtty.im/grants and apply by April 12 📷: Dmitry Markov (@dcim.ru), recipient of a #GettyImagesInstagramGrant in 2015, takes over @gettyimages Instagram

[4 of 5] Dmitry Markov (@dcim.ru), recipient of…

[4 of 5] Dmitry Markov (@dcim.ru), recipient of a #GettyImagesInstagramGrant in 2015, is taking over our account to share #photographs he’s taken over the past six months, fulfilling his dream and traveling #Russia with support of the grant. #takeover #📷: The abbot of the church of the Archangel Michael (#Vyshegorod Village, #Pskov Region) keeps a large #farm with many #pigs, goats, fowl. On the picture he is herding a #sow from the street into the barn. The @GettyImages Instagram Grant, run in collaboration with @Instagram, supports visual #artists using #Instagram to tell important stories about communities underrepresented by mainstream media. Learn more and apply at gtty.im/grants by April 12 ➡ click the link in our bio


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Getty Images Instagram Grant

Help share this grant supporting visual artists using Instagram to tell important stories about communities underrepresented by mainstream media.

Getty Images Instagram Grant

We’re accepting entries for our second annual Getty Images Instagram Grant, run in collaboration with Instagram, to support visual artists using Instagram to tell important stories about communities underrepresented by mainstream media. This year we’re encouraging visual artists to submit an Instagram portfolios of a range of mediums including digital art, photography and video footage.


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Visionary photojournalist Erika Stone joins…

Pioneering documentary photographer, student of Berenice Abbot and George Tice and New School alum joins Getty Images.

Visionary photojournalist Erika Stone joins…

Erika Stone, pioneering woman photographer, student of Berenice Abbott and George Tice joins Getty Images with her document of New York City life from the 40’s through the 70’s.


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Introducing the Lean In Collection on iStock by…

Powerful images featuring female leadership in contemporary work and life and the communities who support them… I am happy to share that one of my images is a part of this collection showcasing beautiful, empowered women!

Introducing the Lean In Collection on iStock by…

The collection is jointly curated by iStock by Getty Images and LeanIn.org – the women’s empowerment nonprofit founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg


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